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Education

Undergraduate Studies

INTRODUCTION IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE

Introduction in the main aspects of environmental engineer (pollution, bioremediation, protection, management of environment). Main design aspects (flow sheets, process efficiency, mass and energy balance, environmental applications). Waste water treatment process. Gas treatment. Solid waste treatment.

 

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (ISO 14000 & LCA)

Introduction. Definitions. Economic system and environment. Sustainability. Examples. The concept of development. Income. Influence of growth rates. Growth and classify countries. Determinants of growth. Development with and without technological progress. Productivity. Natural resources. Relationship between economic sphere and biosphere. Examples of energy and recycling. Sustainable management. Patterns of economic development. Unbalanced growth. Agricultural, industrial, post-industrial development. International financial transactions and technology transfer. Desired growth rate. Redefining national income and wealth. Depreciation of national capital. Examples from the World Bank. Indicators of Sustainable Economic Welfare Long-term growth and sustainability. Economics of ecology. The equation IPAT. Economics of Climate Change. Cost - benefit analysis. Environmental Management Systems-EMAS. European policies on sustainability. The European Framework Programmes on Sustainable Development. Environmental taxes. Trnasition to sustainable production systems. The example of energy.

RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES

Introduction. Terminology. Environment and energy. Main aspects of renewable energy sources. Biomass-biofuels. Solar energy exploitation systems. Active-passive systems. Photovoltaics, bioclimatic design. Solar energy. Small hydros. Geothermal energy. Energy saving issues. Energy applications (desalination., autonomous energy systems, solar cooling). Dimensioning of RES systems. Environmental impact assessment from renewable and conventional energy sources.

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING DIPLOMA THESES

 

Postgraduate Studies

Sustainable Energy Systems (1st exam)


Design of Sustainabel Energy Systems (2nd exam)


Master Theses


Laboratory Exercises



Professional Training

As a public academic organization, ReSEL’s staff have also developed a great number of professional training courses in the fields of RES technology, Sustainable building and RES integration, Hybrid systems and Energy Efficiency, gaining accumulated experience in defining professional frameworks, developing appropriate transnational training methodologies and training material for trainers and technical staff for the RES/RUE field.

  • Training Program for the Renewable Energies Promotion Association of Cyprus; Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA), 2006-2008

 

 

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